Bull Mine, Bull Hill, Town of Blooming Grove, Orange Co., New York, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||41° 21' 0'' North , 74° 4' 21'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||41.35000,-74.07250|
Ref.: New York State Museum Bull. Nos. 249-250 (Sep-Oct 1921), Magnetic Iron Deposits of SE NY, Clarke, John M.: Index Map, 106-107; Geol. Survey of the State of NY, Geology of Orange Co., Roes, Heinrich (1895): 422-423.An iron mine in magnetite ore located on top of Bull Hill, about 5 miles SSW of Blooming Grove and 1½ miles NE of the former Oxford Depot & about 3 miles North of Monroe. Closed in 1880. Owned by the Parrott Iron Co. Ore was hosted in hornblende gneiss. Working featured a vertical shaft & the working went to 1,000 feet deep.
2 valid minerals.
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1000 - 1600 Ma
|Hornblende granite and granite gneiss|
Age: Mesoproterozoic (1000 - 1600 Ma)
Description: With subordinate leucogranite.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.